Tara DeGeorge

Tara  DeGeorge

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Anchorage, AK

High School:
West Anchorage

Height:
5-9

Event:
IM/Free/Fly

07/18/2017

Falcons place record 41 student-athletes on MW Scholar Athlete team

The 41 student-athletes are the most ever in Mountain West sponsored sports only

07/17/2017

75 cadet-athletes earn Mountain West all-academic honors

The 75 honorees is the third most since the Falcons joined the MW in 1999-2000

FRESHMAN | 2016-17: Finished with six top-10 times on the team during the season, including a trio of seventh place spots in the 1,000 freestyle (11:08.50), 100 backstroke (1:05.65) and the 200 backstroke (2:16.41) … recorded the ninth fastest time on the team in the 200 butterfly (2:11.10) and the 10th fastest in the 500 freestyle (5:20.42) ... named to the Superintendents List first semester and to the Dean's and Comm's List second semester.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Four year varsity letter winner … swam for Lauren Langford at West Anchorage’s swim team … 500 free state champion her senior year … school record in 200 and 500 freestyle … four time team MVP … team captain her senior year … swam for Cindy Pitta and Scott O’Brien at Aurora Swim Team (club) … first place high point award at State (2013) … second place high point award at State (2016) … state record in open 200 LCM Fly … graduate of Russian Immersion Program … National Merit Scholar … AP Scholar with Distinction … Presidential Scholar candidate … Vice President of Amnesty International (senior year) … Publicist for Amnesty International (junior year).

PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 17 … daughter of John and Lynn DeGeorge … father is a civil engineer … mother is an environmental scientist … has two younger sisters … majoring in biochemistry with a minor in Russian ... serves as her squadrons accountability clerk and PEER ... greatest team moment was winning state for the first time, and then winning it for six more years in a row … hobbies include listening to music, teaching others (especially little kids) how to swim, and science.

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